Nightly News   |  June 04, 2013

Gordon Gee, OSU president, to retire

After making controversial comments about Catholics, Ohio State President Gordon Gee has announced he will retire but said the outrage over his comments were only part of the reason he’s planning to leave. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> dr. e. gordon gee president of the ohio state is retiring and there's no ignoring the timing of this. he was forced to apologize just days ago for derogatory remarks about catholics. he said they were made in a joking fashion in private but they were later made public. at the time he was complaining about big ten college football talks with notre dame . he served two terms as osu president for a total of 13 years.